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Plant Based on a Budget Challenge – Other Bloggers

By: Toni Okamoto | Comments Off on Plant Based on a Budget Challenge – Other Bloggers | Category: Blog

It has been absolutely incredible to see so many people following along with our meals plans. Make sure to check out everyone’s photos on our Instagram. Here are some people who have written reviews or created their own Plant Based on a Budget meal plans, please check out their sites... more

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Plant Based on a Budget Challenge – Family of 4 – Week 1

By: Terrence Paschal | 38 Comments | Category: Blog, Meal Plans | Tags : , , , ,

Welcome to the Plant Based on a Budget Family of 4 Challenge. I had a lot of fun putting this together.  It was also fun going shopping and really paying attention to prices and making sure we could keep the bill under $100.  I was really worried when we got... more

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Plant Based on a Budget Challenge – 2 people – Week 1

By: Grace Kuhn | 52 Comments | Category: Blog, Meal Plans

[Some disclaimers] I went vegan for ethical reasons. I bring this up because while I do care about my health as well, I do not beat myself up about using oil, salt, sugar, etc. We are not really people who eat breakfast. For this challenge, we ate oatmeal every day... more

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Plant Based on a Budget Challenge – 1 Person – Week 1

By: Toni Okamoto | 159 Comments | Category: Blog, Meal Plans | Tags : , ,

Welcome to the Plant-Based on a Budget Challenge! First off, thank you for considering participating in this challenge. Whether you’re here because you’d like to save money, become healthier, try a plant-based diet, or all of the above, I welcome you. I’m Toni Okamoto, the founder of Plant-Based on a... more

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Margaret Chapman’s Journey to a Healthier Life

By: Toni Okamoto | 31 Comments | Category: Blog

I’d like to thank Plant Based on a Budget contributor Margaret Chapman for agreeing to do this interview with me. I am so inspired by her dedication to taking control of her health, and I hope you find inspiration in her story as well. Please thank her for speaking so... more

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Plant Based on a Budget Challenge

By: Toni Okamoto | 30 Comments | Category: Blog

As most of you know, several Plant Based on a Budget contributors will be putting together FREE meal plans to show that eating a plant based diet can be inexpensive. There have been a lot of questions about what exactly we’re planing, so I’d like to give a little clarification... more

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“7 Ways to Eat Good on a Hood Budget” by Stic of Dead Prez

By: Toni Okamoto | 161 Comments | Category: Blog | Tags : , , , , , , ,

Dead Prez has been the most inspirational Hip Hop group in my life. I first heard their album “Lets get Free” when I was in middle school, and it introduced me to ideas of healthy living, questioning authority, the importance of happiness, being proud of my brown skin, among many other... more

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By: Toni Okamoto | 12 Comments | Category: Blog

“It’s so easy to laugh, it’s easy to hate … it takes strength to be gentle and kind” -Morrissey When I first had the idea of creating Plant Based on a Budget, I thought it was going to be a small blog where I compiled easy, inexpensive recipes to share... more

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Womanly Wednesdays

By: Toni Okamoto | 5 Comments | Category: Blog

I’ve been best friends with the woman in the middle for over half my life and she still can’t remember my birthday. When I was 20 she invited me over on a Wednesday, made me this fabulous Martha Stewart chili dinner and gave me a bouquet of fresh flowers –... more

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Now my heart is full.

By: Toni Okamoto | 1 Comment | Category: Blog | Tags : , ,

Thank you so much for all of the support you’ve been giving us. We’re still in our infancy stages and we’re still working out the kinks, but I wanted to let you know that I’m beyond thrilled by the warm welcoming. Please continue sending us suggestions, questions, photos of recipes... more

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